Carebags Blog

  • What’s coming next for Cool Earth

    Coming Soon to Cool Earth! Click above to link to a pdf with more details.   I'm so excited to bring you these beautiful, rare finds. Arriving soon on the website, Kikoys imported from Africa. Sustainably produced, high quality and very hip beach towels/sarongs with hidden key pockets. Stylish, well made, fabulously colourful and designed to last for years. This is an item you will take with you ...

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Shopping for bulk

    How often have you returned home from a bulk buying spree only to realize you now own loads more #plastic bags. Its just simply not necessary. Load up with #green #eco bags that are built to last. Use them again and again. Simply wash and hang between uses. It's so much more environmentally friendly. Diana

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Eco – Gifts

    Here come the holidays. Consider sharing the green. A gift that keeps on giving as you can use them for years, and years, and years. Carebags are built to last. Use them to replace plastic for food and beverage purchases.

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Are we losing the battle?

    Are we losing the battle, getting lazy, giving up? Everyday creative minds give us better options to plastic, ones that might cost us a few bucks but will ultimately last for years. So what do you value more.... A quality product that will last for years, feel familiar, develop a timeworn patina? Or do we naturally gravitate ...

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Nut milk

    For a long time people have been telling me that both Carebags & Got it! are great for straining nut milk. Finally this winter I had the chance to try it myself. "Oh my Gosh!" I will never buy nut milk again. It's just so easy to make. Almond Milk Step 1 -Throw a cup or two of almonds into a clean mason jar -Fill with water to about 2.5 inches above the almonds -let soak overnight Step 2 -Throw the almonds ...

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Town bans plastic water bottles

    http://inhabitat.com/concord-mass-becomes-the-first-us-city-to-ban-single-use-plastic-water-bottles/

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Homemade Soft-scrub for Christmas

    This is such a simple great gift idea. It's quick to make. Works beautifully. Just pour into mason jars. Add a little round of scrubbing cloth to the top. Seal and decorate. http://www.thecleaningcrewonline.com/blog/natural-homemade-softscrub-recipe/

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off
  • Things that Last

    In a world full of change each one of us carries with us some things that last. An object, pair of shoes, favourite t-shirt, a tool, a machine or a simple household implement. Endurance, form and function become badges of honour and those objects are carried with us through life. When I took over production of Carebags 5 years ago, the longevity ...

    Posted at May 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : carebags blog | Comments Off